Scrap metal is any type of metal that has been discarded, but could still be recycled. You’ll find it in many forms: old appliances, car parts, appliances and other equipment that have been damaged through use or neglect.
Scrap metal comes in many different types, each with its own uses:
- Aluminum is the most common form of scrap metal. It’s lightweight, durable, and easy to recycle. Aluminium cans are made from aluminium; if you’ve ever wondered why they’re so thin and strong, now you know!